John

John Peterson joined the Horse Soldier staff in 2000. In years prior he managed the Farnsworth House book shop, and was a sales associate with the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago and The Military Bookman in New York. As an editor and writer, he edited the Farnsworth House commander series, and his essays have appeared in various national publications, including Harper's Magazine and the Kansas City Chief website. On the musical side, he is working up "Horse Soldier Banjo", a performance set inspired by legendary cavalry banjoist Sam Sweeney.

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CLASSIC CONFEDERATE CAP BOX FROM GETTYSBURG PICKED UP BY G.W. MOWERS OF FAYETTEVILLE, PA., VETERAN OF THE 21st PA CAV AND 87th PA INF.

If you have been checking our new arrivals you will have noticed material from George W. Mowers of Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. Mowers did two stints in the army during the Civil War: six months in the 21st PA Cavalry from July 15, 1863, through… (M26553). Learn More »

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